Specialized Expertise and Consulting Services

Specialized Expertise and Consulting Services

 

Assistance, Consulting and Special Services for Research Projects or Programs

DESIGN

MANAGEMENT

EVALUATION or ASSESSMENT

SURVEY DESIGN and METHODOLOGY

STATISTICAL METHODS and ANALYSIS

                          

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DESIGN

 

     Availability of Service

Faculty
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Dept.

Students
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Brucker, Debra
Institute on Disability

Designs and implements empirically rigorous research projects, in collaboration with public agencies, private and non-profit providers, and consumers.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: debra.brucker@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

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Davie, Laura
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice

Convenes partners and facilitates desired outcomes, develops evaluation approach, distills evaluation questions, assesses current sources to gather outcome measures, and identifies and creates new data collection sources specific to the project.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: ldavie@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Grimm, Curt
Carsey Institute

Designs, implements and evaluates domestic and international socioeconomic and environmental development projects and programs. Also specializes in: project leadership and institutional administration; population resettlement planning and project implementation monitoring; application of social scientific methodologies for rural community development interventions; organizational strategic planning and performance monitoring.

Web Site: http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/grimm-curt.html

Contact: (603) 862-3788 or curt.grimm@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

McClain, Monica
Institute on Disability

Designs epidemiologic and experimental studies, including sample size and power calculations.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2962 or monica.mcclain@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Wauchope, Barbara
Carsey Institute

Designs program evaluations choosing the most socially and scientifically rigorous design and methods feasible given the evaluation questions and priorities, and resources available, including budget for evaluation personnel, evaluation participants, and measurement instruments.

Web Site: http://carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/wauchope-barbara

Contact: (603) 862-1235 or barb.wauchope@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

MANAGEMENT

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
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Summer

For Fee

Corvini, Marguerite
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice

Works with the Institute's partners, the NH Bureau
of Elderly and Adult Services, and the NH ServiceLink Resource Center network on Aging and Disabilities Resource Center to manage projects and develop coordination programs and program-related events.  Provides communications, website management, and marketing support to the Center on Aging and Community Living, using programs such as Web Content Managers, Dreamweaver and Adobe products.

Web Site: http://www.agingandcommunityliving.org

Contact: (603) 862-2098 or marguerite.corvini@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

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Costello, Amy
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice

With expertise in health analytics, leads the health data standards initiatives for and advises the APCD Council, a federation of organizations and state agencies,  in developing, standardizing, and utility of all-payer healthcare claims databases; works with the Public Health Data Standards Consortium, representing their state reporting interests on the National Uniform Billing Committee and National Uniform Claims Committee; collaborates with the NH DHHS on health data-related projects including revising and implementing NH hospital discharge data collection rules; assists in developing the NH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Assessment Initiative's HealthWRQS project, a web-based query system that makes information more accessible to communiity health professionals.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: amy.costello@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Davie, Laura
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice

Oversees the long-term care and aging initiatives of the NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice.  Manages aging and disability resource center projects, the Deprtment of Labor DirectConnect.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: ldavie@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Dillon, Michele
Sociology

Conducts successful (non-federal) research projects.

Web Site:  n/a

Contact: michele.dillon@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Grimm, Curt
Carsey Institute

Designs, implements and evaluaties domestic and international socioeconomic and environmental development projects and programs. Also specializes in: project leadership and institutional administration; population resettlement planning and project implementation monitoring; the application of social scientific methodologies for rural community development interventions; organizational strategic planning and performance monitoring.

Web Site: http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/grimm-curt.html

Contact: (603) 862-3788 or curt.grimm@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Keirns, Tracy
Survey Center

Plans, designs, schedules and implements survey research projects for UNH and external clients. Identifies research needs, develops questionnaires, collaborates on project methodology. Sets timelines and schedules for projects, manages project progress, coordinates logistics and vendors required to fully implement mail, web, phone, and mixed-method surveys.

Web Site: http://www.unh.edu/survey-center/

Contact: (603) 862-1060 or tracy.keirns@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Maddocks, William
Carsey Institute

Manages media, electoral, fundraising and public advocacy campaigns; economic development projects including an aquaculture/ hydroponics training program, community based computer access programs, a city-wide planning process around coordination of homeless services and a large scale home weatherization program; strategic planning, executive director hiring, and board development projects. Founded a community development corporation and managed a community-based peer lending model. Has organized large multi-day/week overseas conference and training programs for field professional development.

Web Site: http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/about/staff-fellows/maddocks-williams-o.html

Contact: (603) 862-0764 or (508) 574-3285 or william.maddocks@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

McClain, Monica
Institute on Disability

Manages multi-disciplinary, multi-site projects, and convenes and works with expert panels.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2962 or monica.mcclain@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Miller, Glen
Chemistry; Materials Science

Manages large, interdisciplinary projects involving multiple faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate students and undergraduate students from multiple departments, and multiple universities. Specializes in nanoscale science and engineering.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2456 or glen.miller@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

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Wauchope, Barbara
Carsey Institute

As project director/PI, oversees budget and project outcomes/ products, day-to-day management, staff supervision, client communications, and reporting and presentations.  Collaborates with other organizations/clients and their staffs/clients/patients in developing, designing and implementing program evaluations, applied research, and technical assistance and training projects.

Web Site: http://carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/wauchope-barbara

Contact: (603) 862-1235 or barb.wauchope@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

EVALUATION or ASSESSMENT

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Brucker, Debra
Institute on Disability

Uses quantitative and qualitative data to conduct program evaluations and needs assessments, primarily in substance abuse policy. Involved with the first Maine statewide substance abuse treatment needs assessment during the 1990s. Assisted with process and outcome evaluations of community coalition substance abuse prevention programming in Vermont.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: debra.brucker@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Costello, Amy
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice

Works with clients in public and private sectors to determine business needs for data collection (for evaluation or assessment purposes) and identifies existing data sets and data analytic resources that would meet the information needs;  convenes technical teams to develop business requirements for data collection and reporting systems (e.g., web-based), and manages project team for data system implementations.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: amy.costello@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Davie, Laura
NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice

Using research evaluation methods, evaluates NH Aging and Disability Resource Center projects and the Department of Labor DirectConnect Project.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: ldavie@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Dillon, Michele
Sociology

Conducts in-depth personal interviews, observation research, focus groups, and questionnaires.  Recently evaluated impact of targeted funding of a major community economic development initiative (tourism rebranding) in Coos County, NH.  Participated in interdisciplinary study of impact of physically measured airplane noise on residents living close to Dublin, Ireland airport.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: michele.dillon@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Grimm, Curt
Carsey Institute

Designs, implements and evaluates domestic and international socioeconomic and environmental development projects and programs. Also specializes in: project leadership and institutional administration;  population resettlement planning and project implementation monitoring; application of social scientific methodologies for rural community development interventions; organizational strategic planning and performance monitoring.

Web Site: http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/grimm-curt.html

Contact: (603) 862-3788 or curt.grimm@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Maddocks, William
Carsey Institute

Conducts organizational assessments and evaluates development-related programs. Conducts operational and program impact evaluations through surveys, interviews, and focus group discussions with emphasis on development finance and community development programs.

Web Site:
http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/about/staff-fellows/maddocks-williams-o.html

Contact: (603) 862-0764 or (508) 574-3285 or william.maddocks@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

Varies

Smith, Andy
Survey Center

Specializes in survey methodology, questionnaire design, sampling design, survey data analysis, SPSS.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2226 or (603) 862-3877 or andrew.smith@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Wauchope, Barbara
Carsey Institute

Directs, designs, and implements program and policy evaluations, and provides evaluation training.  Specializes in program logic-modeling, evaluation planning and design including quasi-experimental, longitudinal, and pre/post models, and data collection methodologies.

Web Site: http://carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/wauchope-barbara

Contact: (603) 862-1235 or barb.wauchope@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

SURVEY DESIGN and METHODOLOGY

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
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outside
Dept.

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within
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UNH

School
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Summer

For Fee

Aytur, Semra
Health Management and Policy

Designs surveys for public health behavior and social/ environmental relationships, using existing validated surveys wherever possible. Experienced in statistical analysis of complex survey designs (e.g., repeated measures, mixed models, and socio-ecological relationships). No expertise implementing  web-based or internet surveys.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: s_aytur@yahoo.com

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Varies

Dillon, Michele
Sociology

Specializes in research design using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies; published research includes use of survey research, including sample selection, questionnaire construction, pilot revisions, and data analysis; ethnographic research (e.g., Dignity Boston and Coos County leadership;  in-depth interviews with various specialized populations; and content analysis of newspapers, television programs, and archival documents, including amicus briefs.   Teaches required graduate sociology seminar in qualitative research and has taught grad and undergrad survey research courses.  Trained at The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, the premier social research institute in Ireland, working on various projects encompassing all stages of survey design and execution.  Consults on qualitative research for UNH Carsey Institute.  Consults on survey and other research projects on religion to various external groups, such as the highly regarded NORC Genral Scoail Survey module on religion and the CUNY Graduate Center on research methods for study of religion.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: michelle.dillon@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Keirns, Tracy
Survey Center

Has advanced training in survey methodology and experience working with University and external clients on survey and sample design.

Web Site: http://www.unh.edu/survey-center/

Contact: (603) 862-1060 or tracy.keirns@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Smith, Andy
Survey Center

Specializes in survey methodology, questionnaire design, sampling design, survey data analysis, SPSS.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603)862-2226 or (603) 862-3877 or andrew.smith@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Wauchope, Barbara
Carsey Institute

Designs online, paper, and telephone surveys, including questionnaire development, sample selection, recruitment and implementation strategies.

Web Site: http://carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/wauchope-barbara

Contact: (603)862-1235 or barb.wauchope@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

STATISTICAL METHODS
and ANALYSIS

Availability of Service

Faculty
within
Dept.

Faculty
outside
Dept.

Students
within
Dept.

Students
outside
Dept.

Those
outside
UNH

School
Year

Summer

For Fee

Aytur, Semra
Health Management and Policy

Conducts statistical analyses of complex survey designs (e.g., repeated measures, mixed models, socio-ecological relationships). Skilled in SAS. Methods range from experimental (randomized) designs, to observational (non-randomized), to qualitative research.  Expertise in collaborative research (e.g., cross-sectoral partnerships, "team science.")

Web Site: n/a

Contact: s_aytur@yahoo.com

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Varies

Brucker, Debra
Institute on Disability

Uses quantitative research methods to conduct social, health, and disability policy research.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: debra.brucker@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Carrier, Robert
Research Computing and Instrumentation

Mathematician and scientific programmer with unique skills to model, solve and interpret results of complex problems.

Web Site: Research Computing and Instrumentation: Advanced Data Processing and Data Analysis

Contact: rhc@sr.unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Houtenville, Andrew
Institute on Disability; Economics

Analyzes survey data, such as  U.S. Census Bureau surveys, to investigate factors associated with employment.

Web Site: www.ResearchOnDisability.org

Contact: (603) 862-4004 or andrew.houtenville@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

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Keirns, Tracy
Survey Center

Has advanced training in multivariate statistical analysis with particular focus in analysis of survey data. Familiar with SPSS and Stata statistical packages.

Web Site: http://www.unh.edu/survey-center/

Contact: (603) 862-1060 or tracy.keirns@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

McClain, Monica
Institute on Disability

Specializes in descriptive statistics, Student’s T test, categorical analyses (e.g., chi square, Fisher’s Exact test), regression analyses (linear, logistic, multivariate), ANOVA, and some ordinal and survival analyses. Proficient in using SAS for data analyses and some basic programming.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2962 or monica.mcclain@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

Varies

Pillemer, David
Carsey Institute

Directs the statistical and methodological consulting activities administered by the Carsey Institute, matching the needs of faculty members with the expertise of one of the Institute's consultants.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2127 or david.pillemer@unh.edu

YES

YES

NO

NO

NO

YES

NO

Varies

Smith, Andy
Survey Center

Has expertise in survey methodology, questionnaire design, sampling design, survey data analysis, SPSS.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-2226 or (603) 862-3877 or andrew.smith@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Wauchope, Barbara
Carsey Institute

Uses SPSS for quantitative analysis and NVivo for qualitative analysis. Has expertise in descriptive, bivariate and multivariate statistics, and qualitative analysis in the context of program evaluation designs, particularly analysis of comparison groups and longitudinal data.

Web Site: http://carseyinstitute.unh.edu/staff-fellows/wauchope-barbara

Contact: (603) 862-1235 or barb.wauchope@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Warner, Rebecca

Carsey Institute; Psychology

Analyzes data using SPSS: T test, ANOVA, chi squared test of association, linear multiple regression, factor analysis, ANCOVA, MANOVA, discriminant analysis, binary logistic regression, factor analysis, development of multiple item scales, reliability assessment, repeated measures, analysis of mediation and moderation.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: Through david.pillemer@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Varies

Woodward, Bob
Economics; Health Management and Policy

Specializes in data set analysis, economics/econometrics, SAS programming up to and into macros, cross-section econometrics (not so much time series), some survival analysis.

Web Site: n/a

Contact: (603) 862-7032 or rsw@unh.edu

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

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NOTE: This list was last updated for contact information on 3/11/14 and for content on 9/18/12. 

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